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45 Ultimate Tips For Men. Number 40 Will Help You Go Far In Life.

1. Go for women you perceive to be "out of your league." You'll surprise yourself.<p>2. Never have sex with anyone that doesn't want it as much as …

Consciousness

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

The Perfect Remedy For Burnt Out Overachievers? This 3-Minute Video.

Wow, this video is spot on! It’s so easy to get caught up doing, doing, doing, when the best way forward may be to slow down and move more …

Tortoise

Quitting Cognizant

Dear friends,<p>It might be a surprise for many of you after reading the ‘Blog Post Title’. I have one Sad and Good news for you.<p>The Sad News is that, …

25 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>CodeAcademy</b>— Learn programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript with this free, interactive resource.<p><b>Coursera</b>— With more than 800 free courses on topics that range from internet history to financial engineering, the education …

Learning

The Empire of Edge

How a doctor, a trader, and the billionaire Steven A. Cohen got entangled in a vast financial scandal.<p>As Dr. Sid Gilman approached the stage, the hotel ballroom quieted with anticipation. It was July 29, 2008, and a thousand people had gathered in Chicago for the International Conference on …

After a 'Year' on Mars, What's Next for Curiosity?

It takes Mars almost twice as long as Earth to rotate around the Sun.<p>Tuesday marks 687 days — one full <i>Martian</i> year — since NASA's Curiosity rover …

Indian media has never had it so bad. This time its The Daily Show’s turn to rip them apart.

This Daily show feature shows us what is really wrong with the Indian media – both TV and print. Daily show sends ‘India Jones’ to cover the Indian …

Indian Elections

Inside the Scarily Lucrative Business Model of Human Trafficking

Though many people believe slavery to be a thing from the distant past or award-winning movies, new figures out from the International Labor …

The Longest Day

<b>This essay was first published in LIFE D-Day: Remembering the Battle that Won the War–70 Years Later.</b><p>On June 6, 1944, Franklin D. Roosevelt went to …

Watch This Video & You’ll Never Eat McDonald’s French Fries Again

I'm in!<p>Michael Pollan is an author, activist, journalist, and professor of journalism at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. His research …

What is so special about the human brain?

The human brain is puzzling -- it is curiously large given the size of our bodies, uses a tremendous amount of energy for its weight and has a …

7 Ways To Give Presentations That People Actually Care About

No one will be looking at their phones–unless they’re tweeting about how awesome your talk is. Really.<p>When NYU leadership lecturer Helio Fred Garcia wants to gather an audience’s attention, he enlists the most fearsome of allies: The Black Eyed Peas.<p>“At precisely 9 a.m. I touch a button on my …

Fractal Analytics: India's Second-Largest Analytics Firm

Image: Prasad Gori for Forbes India<p>Srikanth Velamakanni, co-founder and CEO, Fractal Analytics<p>It could be a scene out of sci-fi thriller Minority …

Profit

The “Thriller” Diaries

Michael Jackson’s 1983 “Thriller” remains the most popular music video of all time: a 14-minute horror spoof that changed the business. Behind the scenes it gave its star a temporary home with director John Landis, sparked a near romance with actress Ola Ray, and revealed how damaged the young pop …

You Can’t Be a Wimp—Make the Tough Calls

Photography: Jared Leeds<p>As one of the world’s preeminent advisers to CEOs and boards, Ram Charan has spent the past 35 years on the road, watching hundreds of executives deal with their toughest challenges. He regularly shares the insights from his experiences in speeches and the classroom and is …

Tomato Capers and Mint Bruschetta

This particular dish is very simple and fresh… Bruschetta is basically an Italian ‘Antipasti’ dish (i.e. to be eaten before meals).. But for us ‘Home …

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Physics

Prof: Walter Lewin<br>Best Physics teacher ever<p>High resolution 113 lectures <br>http://teachingexcellence.mit.edu/?s=Walter+Lewin<p>...<p>Walter lewin's lectures …

How Parag Milk Foods Got it Right with Cheese

Image: Vikas Khot<p>Devendra Shah’s call to go for milk products has paid off for the company—75% of revenues come from cheese, flavoured yoghurt and …

India

Watch a teacher make her 3rd-grade kids hate each other for the best reason imaginable

In the clip, a teacher in Iowa, Jane Elliott, conducts a study on her students that will be talked about for decades. She re-creates segregation and …

5 Ways LinkedIn Gets In The Way Of Networking

So you have 500-plus “connections” with people you don’t really know. Is that how you build your network?<p>Do you remember those email invitations to join LinkedIn? It was just a few years ago when professionals would admit they joined the site just to stop the inundation of requests. A new form of …

How Meg Whitman Designed Hewlett-Packard's Revival Strategy

Image: Eric Millette for Forbes<p>Meg Whitman, CEO, Hewlett-Packard<p>To understand what Meg Whitman, the former eBay chief executive who now runs …

Enterprise Tech

The Mad Billionaire Behind GoPro: The World's Hottest Camera Company

Nick Woodman is 37 years old. His constantly tousled sepia hair and permanent, mischievous half-grin make him look 27. And he acts 17, as I learn 30,000 feet above the Rocky Mountains, after Woodman packed me, his wife, Jill, and a dozen of his favorite colleagues and buds into a chartered …

From The Garage To 200 Employees In 3 Years: How Nest Thermostats Were Born

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Derek Andersen <i>is the founder of</i> Startup Grind<i>, a 40-city community bringing the global startup world together while educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs</i><i>.</i><p>I remember when the press first hit about Nest Labs. The guys behind the iPod/iPhone were taking on thermostats …

Mattel Continuously Innovates to Keep Barbie Alive in a Tech World

Image: Ethan Pines for Forbes<p>Barbie’s new officemate and the chief executive of Mattel, Bryan Stockton: “From ideas to cash in 18 months.”<p>Head 10 …

Mattel